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  • Personalised products and a flurry of investments: Top 3 trends for fintech in 2022

    December 16, 2021

    As another year of hyper-digitisation draws to a close against the backdrop of COVID-19, the fintech sphere is set to unlock further opportunities for consumers and businesses in 2022. Data will lie at the heart of more personalised customer products and services, while businesses look to evolve their growth strategies to cater for the changing tech landscape. I’ve looked into my own crystal ball, while tapping up key experts in the space, to predict what lies ahead for fintech in 2022 and beyond:   A boost for BNPL  Often placed under the microscope by personal finance and tech critics...

  • What the Communications Management Standard Award means to FleishmanHillard

    November 15, 2021

    After seventeen years of sustained excellence in public relations, FleishmanHillard UK has been awarded the Gold Communications Management Standard (CMS) Award by the PRCA. Faith Howe, senior partner and head of talent development was invited to sit down with the PRCA to share what it means to us to be awarded the Gold CMS Award and discuss how we stand out in our marketplace as a communications employer. Read the interview in full on the...

  • The paradox of communicating CSR: Managing the paradox

    November 10, 2021

    Many companies try to improve their image by communicating their involvement in socially responsible activities. This often arouses scepticism rather than achieving the intended goal. In this series, we explore ways to successfully manage the predicament. Join us on Tuesday 16 November 2021 at 2pm (GMT) for a webinar panel of speakers comparing real-life experiences on the challenges of building trust with their audiences when communicating CSR. Managing the paradox In post 5. 'True engagement' we...

  • The paradox of communicating CSR: True engagement

    November 2, 2021

    Many companies try to improve their image by communicating their involvement in socially responsible activities. This often arouses scepticism rather than achieving the intended goal. Greta Thunberg conveyed it most eloquently: “Blah, blah, blah”. In this series, we explore ways to successfully manage the predicament. Join us at 2pm (GMT) on Tuesday 16 November 2021 for a webinar on the challenges of building trust with their audiences when communicating CSR. True engagement In post 4...

  • The paradox of communicating CSR: Warts and all

    October 26, 2021

    Many companies try to improve their image by communicating their involvement in socially responsible activities. This often arouses scepticism rather than achieving the intended goal. Greta Thunberg conveyed it most eloquently: “Blah, blah, blah”. In this series, we explore ways to successfully manage the predicament. Join us on Tuesday 16 November 2021 for a webinar panel of speakers comparing real-life experiences on the challenges of building trust with their audiences when communicating CSR. Warts and...

  • FleishmanHillard’s Ensemble Studio finalists in Strategic Comms Awards

    October 20, 2021

    FleishmanHillard's creative studio, Ensemble Studio has been shortlisted in two categories for the Strategic Comms Awards 2021. Annual reports designed for Hargreaves Lansdown and also for Barclays have been announced as finalists. Best Annual Report 2020 Finalist: Hargreaves Lansdown Best Annual Report: FTSE 100 Organisations Finalist: Barclays Winners are unveiled on November 23rd. Contact us...

  • The paradox of communicating CSR: The learning curve

    October 19, 2021

    Many companies try to improve their image by communicating their involvement in socially responsible activities. This often arouses scepticism rather than achieving the intended goal. Greta Thunberg conveyed it most eloquently: “Blah, blah, blah”. In this series, we explore ways to successfully manage the predicament. The learning curve In post 2. 'Time to refocus,' we took a short definitional excursion to introduce the core idea behind the most successful approaches to communicating socially responsible activities...

  • Four ways to fine-tune COP26 communications to maximise impact

    October 18, 2021

    With COP26 in Glasgow just two weeks away, companies and organisations are finalising plans for COP26 communications and public affairs activity. It is important that they prepare for the shift that will occur in the days before and during the summit, as journalists, political stakeholders and other influential figures redirect their focus from corporate engagement to a singular emphasis on climate negotiations.  The UK Government has introduced a high degree of commercialisation to COP26, and companies have recognised...

  • The paradox of communicating CSR: Time to refocus

    October 12, 2021

    Many companies try to improve their image by communicating their involvement in socially responsible activities. This often arouses scepticism rather than achieving the intended goal. Greta Thunberg conveyed it most eloquently: “Blah, blah, blah”. In this series, we explore ways to successfully manage the predicament. Time to refocus In post 1. 'Reality check', we highlighted the reputational challenge that corporations face when communicating their socially responsible activities.  Let’s now take a short definitional excursion to...

  • The paradox of communicating CSR: Reality check

    October 8, 2021

    Richard Costa, Director and Head of Corporate Reporting at Ensemble Studio Many companies try to improve their image by communicating their involvement in socially responsible activities. This often arouses scepticism rather than achieving the intended goal. Greta Thunberg conveyed it most eloquently: “Blah, blah, blah”. In this series we explore ways to successfully manage the predicament. There is a difficult challenge that companies face when trying to communicate their corporate social responsibility (CSR): the lack of...